Rohan Gunatillake is the director of Mindfulness Everywhere, making remarkable products which combine meditation, technology and design. He is the creator of buddhify, the modern mindfulness app which has topped the charts in over forty countries around the world. Rohan is a trustee of the British Council and in 2012 Wired named him in their Smart List of 50 people who will change the world.
A fresh new take on modern meditation, 24 Hour Mindfulness shows what it might be like to bring awareness, calm and kindness to wherever we are and whatever we are doing.
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Slides from my talk at 99U 2015 - one year ago
I’ve just had the best time being in New York for the fabulous 99U conference. I wil post the video of the talk when it’s ready but in the meantime here are the slides I used. It was the first major public outing of our new Mindfulness Everywhere colour palette and typography (Commercial Type’s Graphik set) so it was nice ...
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Dear Aleks & Ben, I’m writing a book - one year ago
Dear Aleks & Ben, I doubt you remember but we first met when taking coffee at Bar Italia in Soho. It was a spring afternoon in 2012 and so we did the continental thing and sat on the pavement and watched the various worlds go by. We spoke about technology, the mind, mindfulness and more. You had both tried the first version ...
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Calling all mindful angels - one year ago
So buddhify won its first award this week. After being shortlisted for the Europe-wide Lovie awards earlier this month, we won app of the year at the Scottish Digital Business Awards. It was a lovely night and actually the first time the Glasgow-based team had the chance to celebrate what has been a pretty good year – sales have been ...
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Moving Beyond Digital Detox & The Organic Web - 2 years ago
At the recent SXSW Interactive festival, I was fortunate enough to be part of a panel together with Lauren Bacon. The title of our session was Beyond Unplugging and at its heart was a simple but important idea. Recent years has seen the rise in popularity of the Digital Detox – taking time away from our devices and our information streams as a strategy to deal ...
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Today is the launch of buddhify 2 - 2 years ago
I am delighted to announce that today sees the launch of buddhify 2 for iPhone/iPad. I was very moved and delighted by the response to the first buddhify and I wanted to take the learning and experience from that and just put out a new product which had a chance of being the best meditation app ever made. And it’s ...
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